Andrew has been as a classroom teacher, instructional coach and online teacher. He has taught in many settings, from a comprehensive high school, to a 6th-12th grade Project Based Learning and STEM school, and taught a variety of subjects, from English and Social Studies to Technology and Game design through implementing small-scale to extensive integrated projects. Currently, Andrew is an instructional coach at the Shanghai American School in China, which has a heavy focus on Understanding By Design®, Assessment and Project Based Learning. He also serves on the faculty for ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development). He has supported educators in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Kuwait, India, China, Australia, and the Dominican Republic, and given numerous presentations and workshops for a variety of organizations including the NCTE, ASCD, ILA, ISTE and iNACOL.
In his facilitation of professional learning, Andrew believes strongly that the practices and topics must be modeled and made transparent to the learner. He has a passion for professional learning that is practical and provocative. He believes that PBL can be a powerful tool for empowering all students to learn and be future ready. Andrew is also the author of “Freedom to Fail” published with ASCD, and has contributed articles to ILA, ASCD, and Edutopia. He received his Bachelors in Classical Studies and Masters in Teaching from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. You can learn more about Andrew on his website www.andrewkmiller.com as well as on twitter @betamiller.